Solution Architect

professional men and woman
professional men and woman

People and team management

55% Strategic

Thinking or thought leader
Thinking or thought leader

Thought Leader

process maturation
process maturation

Process Maturation

Culture and team building
Culture and team building

Build Culture of Trust

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Servant Leadership silhouette

Servant Leadership

August 2006


August 2012

Washington State Department of Social & Health Services
  • Developed IT policy and business plans for the software engineering group.

  • Defined technical architecture and application framework with a focus on incorporating industry, state, and agency standards into outdated IT systems.

  • Established configuration management infrastructure and environment.

  • Designed release and deployment management processes and tools.

  • Developed access management policies, processes, and security infrastructure.

  • Directed 2 teams through initiatives to fully modernize business solution.

  • Developed and managed continuous integration solution.

  • Led application and database system development.

  • Performed code reviews and ensured compliance with enterprise standards.

  • Developed and maintained software development standards.

  • Owned the engineering technical architecture.

  • Evaluated industry trends to incorporate modern tools and practices for improvement and performance goals.

  • Fostered a culture of continues improvement.

  • Represented Department on panels, advisory committees, and communities of interest at Agency and Statewide level.

Notable Accomplishments
  • Introduced new technologies to promote the continual evolution of software.

  • Represented the Agency in statewide initiatives such as ProviderOne.

  • Designed a near-zero downtime resilient architecture to replace single point of failure aging infrastructure.

  • Introduced new technologies and practices to promote the continual evolution of software.

  • Proposed new organization structure, leading to overall development shop reduction by 50% (10 people).

Technologies: C#, VB.Net, HTML, CSS, JavaScript, JS frameworks and libraries, ASP.Net, Windows Forms, MVC, WPF, WCF, Visual Studio, SQL Server, Windows Server, Team Foundation Server

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